First night in new van

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  1. lorger

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    As our reg documents came through yesterday we thought May as we'll make use of my weekend off. Surprised Sophie at her work in Edinburgh then drove to Silverknowe to walk the dog and have a nice family meal before dropping Sophie back at her flat. Now parked up for the night at Mussleburgh Harbour, nice quiet location with beach and day time toilet block and Aldi and Lidil close by.
     
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    (y)(y)Enjoy your first night (y)(y)
     
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    Enjoy.....have yet to have ours, but the time is fast approaching. Back at the hospital on 23/2 then it's full steam ahead.
     
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    Have a good time.
     
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    Mussleburgh Harbour ------ lovely area. I used to take the dogs to Portobello, winter I house sat in Scotland.

    Enjoy your new motorhome.
     
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    Did you christen her.....;):winky:
     
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  7. laird of Dunstan

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    its been a long time since i was in mussleburgh , we used to go there for day trips(y),im sure that you are enjoying your new van:D
     
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    And that is where we sail from, Fisherrow yacht club, just along the prom! We often see a few motorhomes parked up there is spring once the yachts are back in the water. Our avatar is not Fisherrow though!
     
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    You may be able to tell me. Any boat graveyards in the Edinburgh or surrounding areas? Looking for a couple of small windows to pop rivet into a van. For some reason they are far cheaper than getting caravan ones 2nd hand.
     
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    NT_2400.jpg

    Might be a hit heavy?
     
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    I hope you gave her a severe ticking off over the "Knickers" incident Gerry, how was it with Gas and heat?
     
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    Lol. Had i not bought back doors with glass that is exactly the quirky thing i would have went for. I need them for my side sliding doors. One like this
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/boat-or-c...822935?hash=item4af853d2d7:g:CncAAOSwk1JWfYgf

    And another that opens.

    As for OP. Do you get peace to sleep down that way? I would have thought to much noise from neds and the garage behind. Nice wee cafe where you were though, just behind you on the corner.
     
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    Did you carry your clubs aboard Gerry?
     
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    I would try either Port Edgar or Granton Harbor. If you have a wander past Royal Forth Yacht club at Granton on the RHS and keep going there was a storage area on the LHS opposite Forth Ports Pilot boats. Haven't been around for a year or so but there were a few wrecks in there albeit they may have some one pride and joy waiting for a 'project'!
     
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    @Terry Is this thread re the porthole of any help please? Shall I contact anybody?

    Happy travels Lorger. Hope you have a wonderful time in the new wheels.
     
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    Sorry we missed you Gerry, have sent a pm. Sods law we were away as we only live 5 minutes away.
    How was your first night and are you happy with everything. We took ours the 3 hours drive to cabin but didn't sleep in it but did stop for lunch in Strathyre wouldn't have taken my previous MH in there.
     
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    @lorger hope your first night was a good one and it wasn't windy let us know!(y)
     
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    Hope all went well with the new van Gerry. Let us know how you felt , downsizing wise. Here's to many happy years touring in her.
     
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    It was at Fisherow we parked right behind the Quay restaurant.
     
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    I did try that when I got back but it's hard to discipline someone when they're rolling about laughing, don't worry I'm helping her pack her rucksack for her summer trip :D

    Was very nice and toasty thanks.
     
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